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June 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Entreprenetics: To Dream is Free

“I have a dream.” This is one of the most inspiring quotes ever to be told. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. became immortal with these four simple words.

Thomas Jefferson said that “vision without execution is hallucination.” If execution is the end means to your vision, then your dream is the beginning and the end -- the alpha and omega.

Entrepreneurs and investors are driven by their dreams. Those dreams are turned into visions, and…

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Added by Damir Perge on June 29, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Sayings of Ohno #16 | Standard operations are the mother of improvement

Taiichi Ohno says:

“Standard operations are the mother of improvement. We can never say that the standard operations we now have are the best, and there is no room for further improvement. Standard operations are the result of improvement after improvement, and they are not static or unchanging. Consider for a moment that the present standards are full of waste, and…

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Added by Taiichi Ohno on June 11, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

8 Tips to Tune Up Your Business

By Mike Daley, owner of MJD Business Advice

Just like your car, a business needs a tune-up every once in awhile. Your business is made up of hundreds of complex components that work together to ensure that when the customer comes in to your retail store or website they can purchase a…

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Added by Mike Daley on June 9, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Entreprenetics: Drawing the Line. Moving the Line. Erasing the Line

Inspiration comes from many situations – especially from your friends. You just have to listen to them.

Recently, a friend of mine asked me about his particular business situation. He had worked hard to arrange a transaction only to find out, as the deal was coming to fruition, that one of the key people in the transaction was not going to pay him anything for his hard work. That’s right – nothing, zilch, nada, and nishta (nothing in Serbian).

This person actually told my…

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Added by Damir Perge on June 5, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Entreprenetics: Fear Makes Clowns of Us All

Fear is scary. We all have fears, whether we admit it or not – except for perhaps Richard Branson, founder of Virgin. “I’m not afraid of nothing,” is what my father used to say. I’d say he is along the lines of Richard Branson. The problem with fear is not having the fear itself but fearing to address it. 

If you don’t address your fears in business or personal life -- it comes back to haunt you. The “Great” Vince Lombardi said, “Fatigue makes cowards of us all.” I’d like to add,…

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Added by Damir Perge on June 2, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

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